In this blog, PRI's Vicki Prais, looks at the challenges faced by elderly people in prison, sentenced to life imprisonment. Vicki notes that the ‘greying’ of the prison population has seen an upward trend and warrants attention as it is a group that will certainly grow given the rise in life sentences handed down globally.
23rd August 2019
In this blog, Dr. Ian Marder discusses the legal provisions and models of delivery of restorative justice in some key jurisdictions.
10th January 2019
Combatting the trade and use of weapons and restraints for torture and ill-treatment: a new resource for detention monitors
It is highly important that independent monitoring bodies can effectively monitor the use of weapons and restraints in places of detention in order to prevent torture and ill-treatment. A new resource, recently released by the Omega Research Foundation, aims to assist monitors to document weapons and restraints.
10th December 2018